Monthly Archive: September 2018

Comet 64P/Swift-Gehrels: 17 Sept. 2018

Comet 64P/Swift-Gehrels: an image (17 Sept. 2018)

Comet 64P/Swift-Gehrels orbits the Sun with a period of 9.4 years. Here it is an image we captured a few nights ago. The image above comes from the average of six, 300-seconds exposures, unfiltered, remotely...

Comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner: 17 Sept. 2018

Comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner: an image (17 Sept. 2018)

We continue observing comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner after its perihelion, while it leaves the inner Solar System. The comet is slowly fading. The image above comes from the average of 22, 180-seconds exposures, unfiltered, remotely collected “Elena”...

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